Cascade Source Coding With a Side Information Vending Machine

Behzad Ahmadi, Chiranjib Choudhuri, Osvaldo Simeone, Urbashi Mitra
2014 IEEE Transactions on Information Theory  
This paper presents an investigation on finite time thermodynamic evaluation and analysis of a Solardish Stirling heat engine. Finite time thermodynamics has been applied to determine the net power output and thermal efficiency of the Stirling system with finite-rate heat transfer, regenerative heat loss, conductive thermal bridging loss and finite regeneration process time. The model investigates the effects of the inlet temperature of the heat source and heat sink, the volumetric ratio of the
more » ... metric ratio of the engine, effectiveness of heat exchangers and heat capacitance rates on the net power output and thermal efficiency of the engine and entropy generation. The thermal efficiency of the cycle corresponding to the magnitude of the maximized power of the engine is evaluated. Finally, sensitivities of results in a variation of the thermal parameters of the engine are studied. The present analysis provides a good theoretical guideline for designing and operating of the Stirling heat engine systems.
doi:10.1109/tit.2014.2358672 fatcat:gu5p4z2z6rbuvei6qlaplp5gde